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Systems, Sustainability and Me
Sat 16 April 2016, 10:00 – 17:30 BST
Systems, sustainability and me
Do you want to be more effective in a complex world?
Have you heard about systems thinking and wonder what it is, whether it might be useful and what it means for sustainability?
Do you want to find ways to make your life and work more meaningful, to live closer to what you believe and value?
Do you want an easy enjoyable introduction to systems, to find out how systems thinking is relevant to you?
A one-day course to introduce and explore the relationship of systems and systems thinking to sustainability, your life and your work.
– You will explore your assumptions and beliefs to establish how you see the world and the effect this has on how you act.
– You will consider whether there is a prevailing way of seeing the world and explore how deeply this affects us all.
– You will learn about systems and their characteristics and what sort of thinking you need to deal with complexity and uncertainty / systems thinking.
– Finally, you will learn how to use action experiment, the key tool for applying systems thinking in your life and work.
Who will deliver?
Martin Sandbrook MA MBA MSc, Director, Schumacher Institute for Sustainable Systems
Martin has explored many areas in his professional work: he has been an accountant, a senior manager in the both public and private sectors, a process consultant and a lecturer, in Business and Management at Bath Spa University. Influenced by this learning, and by EF Schumacher’s statement that ‘our task is to look at the world and see it whole’, Martin now combines his passion and commitment to the ideas of sustainability and systemic thinking, with his experience in the management of organisations. He support individuals and organisations make the shift to a more systemic approach to action and change.
To get a feel for what is in this course, for the materials on offer and for Martin Sandbrook, visit Systemslearning.org
Feedback from participants on previous courses:
“Martin Sandbrook has put together a really great course. It will literally change the way you think”. Penny Nagle
“I would highly recommend this course if you are looking at understanding a new approach and it will be unlike any other course you have been on before but you will not regret it.” Zoe Olsberg
“Martin Sandbrook is a great resource”. Kate Swade.
For any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org